FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
THURSDAY, AUGUST 27, 2009
Contact: Ilene Greenfield
Director of Media Relations
201-291-1111, ext. 1-5122
BERKELEY COLLEGE CELEBRATES
HISPANIC HERITAGE MONTH
WITH BOOK SIGNING OF ‘HEMINGWAY’S CUBAN SON’
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, Berkeley College will hold a reception on Wednesday, September 9 at 5:30 pm for artist Raul Villarreal at the Berkeley College New York City Midtown Campus Gallery, 3 East 43rd Street. Mr. Villarreal will be available to sign “Hemingway’s Cuban Son,” the book he co-authored with his father, Rene Villarreal.
“Hemingway’s Cuban Son” is a fascinating account of how Rene Villarreal came to be Ernest Hemingway’s majordomo, confidant, and friend – his Cuban son.
Berkeley College is also exhibiting the artwork of Mr. Villarreal from Tuesday, September 1 through Wednesday, September 30. The exhibit is open to the public from 9:00 am to 7:00 pm Monday through Friday, and from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm on Saturday.
For more information about Mr. Villarreal, please visit the artist’s website: www.raulvillarreal.com. Also, for more details about the exhibit, please contact Berkeley College Gallery Curator Robert Keiber at rjk@BerkeleyCollege.edu or 212-252-2065.
Photo Caption: A book signing of “Hemingway’s Cuban Son,” co-authored by Raul Villarreal and his father, will be held at the Berkeley College New York City Midtown Campus Gallery, First Floor Lobby, 3 East 43rd Street, on September 9 at 5:30 pm.
Photo Caption: With(In) Skies, acrylic and oil on canvas, from artist Raul Villarreal’s exhibit, is on display at the Berkeley College New York City Midtown Campus Gallery, First Floor Lobby, 3 East 43rd Street, from September 1 through 30.
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